Month: June 2022

Bulls Among Favorites to Land Kevin Durant, According to Oddsmaker

Bulls among favorites to land Durant, per oddsmaker originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago Kevin Durant has requested a trade from the Brooklyn Nets, and the entire NBA is on notice. Could the Chicago Bulls be one of the teams to ring Sean Marks’ line in hopes of acquiring the superstar, who next season begins a fully guaranteed …

Bulls Among Favorites to Land Kevin Durant, According to Oddsmaker Read More »

Fourth of July: Are Fireworks Illegal in Illinois? Here’s What to Know

As 2022 Fourth of July weekend celebrations begin kick off in Illinois, families across the city and suburbs are planning to attend barbecues, parades — and of course, firework shows. But are fireworks in Illinois? And if so, which ones are allowed? The real answer varies depending on where you live in the state. In …

Fourth of July: Are Fireworks Illegal in Illinois? Here’s What to Know Read More »

Chicago’s Minimum Wage Will Increase July 1. Here’s How Much it Will Be

Several big measures are going into effect July 1 in Chicago, one of them being an increase in the city’s minimum wage. Currently, Chicago’s minimum wage is $15 an hour for employers that have 21 or more employees, and $14 an hour for smaller businesses. But July 1, that rate is set to increase, according …

Chicago’s Minimum Wage Will Increase July 1. Here’s How Much it Will Be Read More »

Supreme Court Limits EPA’s Power to Curb Greenhouse Gas Emissions

In a blow to the fight against climate change, the Supreme Court on Thursday limited how the nation’s main anti-air pollution law can be used to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants. By a 6-3 vote, with conservatives in the majority, the court said that the Clean Air Act does not give the Environmental Protection …

Supreme Court Limits EPA’s Power to Curb Greenhouse Gas Emissions Read More »

Grocery and Gas Taxes, Minimum Wage: Here Are the Changes Coming to Illinois on July 1

Some big measures will take effect in Illinois starting on July 1. While there are several changes to Illinois laws set to take effect starting next month, there are some big shifts coming for Chicago-area residents. Grocery Tax Suspension Beginning July 1, Illinois’ grocery tax will be suspended. The move was part of the $46.5 …

Grocery and Gas Taxes, Minimum Wage: Here Are the Changes Coming to Illinois on July 1 Read More »

2022 Fourth of July Fireworks: Where to Find Firework Shows in Chicago and the Suburbs

Fourth of July weekend in Chicago is just about here, and traditional parades and fireworks shows across the city and suburbs are a summer favorite of many residents. Here’s where and when you an see fireworks throughout the area — including the famous show at Navy Pier. Chicago – Navy Pier Saturday, July 2, 9 …

2022 Fourth of July Fireworks: Where to Find Firework Shows in Chicago and the Suburbs Read More »

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Subvariants Take Hold, Are Omicron Boosters Coming?

Two new omicron subvariants are quickly spreading in the Midwest, taking over as the dominant strains as experts say there’s one concerning element to them. Plus, could you need an omicron-specific booster shot this fall and will it help with the newest variants? Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic across Illinois …

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Subvariants Take Hold, Are Omicron Boosters Coming? Read More »

Generated by Feedzy
back to top